Nenagh Handball Club’s Sinéad Meagher crowned All-Ireland champion as the senior and junior B hurlers register encouraging league wins.
Senior: The Nenagh Éire Óg senior hurlers progressed to the Clean Ireland Recycling County Senior Hurling Challenge Cup final (Johnny Ryan Cup) thanks to a 3-14 to 1-7 win over JK Bracken’s at Templemore on Saturday afternoon. A brief report on this game is available on the club website. Click here!
Junior B: A huge well done goes out to our junior B hurlers who got the year off to a positive start on Monday evening when beating Silvermines 0-17 to 0-14 in the opening round of the north Tipperary junior B hurling league. In their remaining group games Conor Ryan’s men will face Ballina, Borrisokane and Toomevara.
Junior A: Our junior A hurlers return to north Tipperary league action this Saturday, April 5th when the Blues host the 2013 north champions Knockshegowna in MacDonagh Park, Nenagh at 6pm.
Minor A: The minor A football game against Newport Gaels, which was fixed for Thursday, April 3rd, has been postponed.
Membership: Membership for 2014 is now due and can be paid to any club officer or online. The cost of membership is priced at €25.
Lotto jackpot of €2,200 was not won. €50 lucky dip winners: Anthony Kennedy (Casey’s Cross), Beverley Kelly (Ballinahinch), Bernie Cuddy (c/o Rocky’s), Peter Noonan (c/o Una’s), Pegyy Forde (St Joseph’s Park) – play online!
The Nenagh Éire Óg Club Lotto represents the club’s key fundraising initiative.
Please consider supporting the Blues by playing our club lotto online: click here!
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Alternatively you can also support Nenagh Éire Óg by paying your club membership. Membership for 2014 is now due and can be paid to any club officer or online. The cost of membership is priced at €25.
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Under-6 & Under-8: Training continues on Saturdays from 10-11am. Midweek training will return soon – more from your management.
Under-10: Training at 10am on Saturday morning. Please bring gumshields as you will be starting football. Mouthguards can be bought in any sports shop – no mouthguard, no game.
Under-12: Our under-12 group A team lost out to a fine Kildangan team in a much improved performance from their previous outing. Next games for both A and D teams will be on Friday, April 4th at home against Kilruane – more details available from management. Training on Monday at 5.30pm and Wednesday training resumes at 6.30pm. Best wishes for a speedy recovery from injury to Leon Kennedy from all your teammates and the management team.
Under-14: Midweek training for the under-14 panel has resumed on Mondays from 6.15pm to 7.30pm and continues on Saturdays from 11am to 12.15pm. Mouth guards are compulsory for games and training. We play the first round of the football championship against Kildangan at home this Wednesday, April 2nd while the North Peil na nÓg final against Inane Rovers has been fixed for Saturday, April 5th. Come along to support the boys!
Under-16: Our last two group games against Kilruane and Kildangan will happen in the next week – dates to be confirmed and more details available from management. Full attendance needed from all. Please check the club website and the club Facebook page for details and support the team.
NENAGH HANDBALL CLUB
Congratulations to Sinéad Meagher who is our new Under-15 Girls Singles All-Ireland champion. Sinéad won her title on Saturday morning last in Clarecastle beating Armagh opposition. Well done Sinéad and well done also to coach Eamonn Spillane on this great success for the club. Sinéad Meagher is pictured accepting her All-Ireland medal by Ireland Handball President Willie Roche.
Under-12: Our under-12 team played a blitz in Portroe on Saturday and had a great day out playing both Portroe and Burgess. Thanks very much to our hosts for their wonderful hospitality. We have another blitz this weekend – contact management for further details.
Under-14: We play Ballina in Ballina on Tuesday evening while on Saturday we face Silvermines in the Féile na nGael final in The Ragg at 11am. Best of luck ladies and all support is welcome.
Junior: We face Lorrha-Dorrha in the next round of the league at 12pm on Sunday in Lorrha.
Tipperary: Well done to Alanna Morris, Rachel Maher and the Tipperary minor team which defeated Wexford on a scoreline of 2-7 to 0-6 and have qualified for the All-Ireland semi-final. Best wishes to this team in their Munster final against Cork which is likely to take place this weekend.
Fundraisers: On April 26th we are having a second hand clothes collection to raise funds. All old clothes will be gratefully received. Our annual Easter walk will take place on May 5th. Money raised from both events will go directly to the Camogie club.
The February edition of the Nenagh Éire Óg club e-newsletter is now available to download. This latest edition features a piece to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1964 north title win. Click here!
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Thanks again to the club communications sub-committee and in particular to Catherine McTiernan and Enda O’Sullivan for pulling all this information together.
As most of you are aware the club, under the expert guidance of PJ Maxwell, Nancy Murphy and Donal A Murphy, are putting the finishing touches to our club history book. This promises to be a comprehensive collection of the history of Gaelic games in our parish.
While the club have made every effort to collect photographs of teams from the present to the distant past and other pictures which would be of interest we appeal to people to get in touch if you have a photograph of interest in your possession.
Please do not assume that we already possess your photograph or that it is of no interest.
Every Éire Óg photo, whether it is of a team, presentation or action shot is of massive importance to us and we would be delighted to have it. We are also anxious to get photos of school teams from any of the schools in the community.
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